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Title: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on August 18, 2007, 12:35:54 AM
Let me be the first to start a thread on this new board! I'll make it simple. What is your favorite Ennio Morricone Score?


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Atlas2112 on August 18, 2007, 01:09:24 AM
1. The Ecstasy Of Gold- Tuco's graveyard scene is probably my most favorite scene in a film ever. The song truely captures the scenes mood in a way i had never seen before. It opened my eyes (and ears) to the possibilities of art that can be acheived through the collaboration of music and films. Some people say it's a song about greed, but i have to disagree. i feel that these people focus too much on the "gold" part of the title and not enough on the "ecstasy". I mean, the whole film is about tuco's quest for this gold and once he finds it you can truely feel the ecstasy, both visually and musically.

2. deborah's theme- while i watched OUTIA, it seemed that every time this peace came on my eyes would get watery. now im not the kind of person that cries (generally i don't, especially when it comes to films) but i can tell you what can make me cry, beautiful things. and this song reminded me of them. as the film progressed i would cry a little more until finally tears were just running down my face. it made me think of memories, beautiful memories. OUTIA is the only film that has ever made me cry, and this song is why

3. Jill's theme- its just beautiful. there's nothing more i can really say


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Jill on August 18, 2007, 03:48:46 AM
Long Live Il Maestro!

Favourites:

- Ecstasy of Gold, of course. Brilliant. You must love Tuco in this moment.  ;)

- The Trio - perhaps the best duel scene, with a fantastic Music

- The Desert - perfect. I feel thirsty every time when I hear it.  O0

- GBU title theme: funny and unforgettable.

- Jill' Theme  :'( Beautiful.

- Farewell to Cheyenne - oh my God. So great.

- Man with Harmonica - probably the best... that harmonica really cries... this is pure "death music"

- La resa dei conti (also, the pocket watch music with organ and orchestra) - my personal favourite. Brilliant. And the watch's music changes itself with his owner's temperament...

- Giu la testa main theme: beautiful and sad.

- The Mercenary - L'Arena: a great theme, no wonder that QT "stole" it.  ;D

- Vamos a Matar Companeros - The music what makes you a warrior. I feeled like I'm hearing Manowar: I want go to battle and KILL! >:D

- The Great Silence: that music makes a very sad and hopeless feeling as the film is. Masterpiece.

- Death Rides a Horse (that theme with chorus) - really great. I loved it in Kill Bill too.  ;)

There are so much great scores by him.

Oh, I almost forget:

- The Mission - a very sad and beautiful film with an awesome music.  :'(


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: cigar joe on August 18, 2007, 05:52:54 AM
All of those Jill mentioned!  ;)

But I also like his Spanish guitar pieces. I wish I could get a compilation of just those from all his Western scores for background music.

Pablo Ramierez, Il Tramento, from GBU, I know there are a few of these in The Mercenary, at least one in The Big Gundown, and others that without soundtracks I don't know the names of.



Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on August 18, 2007, 08:58:06 AM
Cinema Paradiso's Love Theme

 http://youtube.com/watch?v=RwDf2DCX_1A

OH MY GOODNESS


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on August 18, 2007, 09:18:54 AM
2. deborah's theme- while i watched OUTIA, it seemed that every time this peace came on my eyes would get watery. now im not the kind of person that cries (generally i don't, especially when it comes to films) but i can tell you what can make me cry, beautiful things. and this song reminded me of them. as the film progressed i would cry a little more until finally tears were just running down my face. it made me think of memories, beautiful memories. OUTIA is the only film that has ever made me cry, and this song is why
I feel the exact same way, and this is why it's my second favorite Morricone theme.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on August 18, 2007, 10:28:12 AM
How come some of you make this so complicated. lol I said what's your favorite ENNIO SCORE. I know we all LOVE all his scores but the thread didn't say, "What's your favorite Ennio Track, or multiple scores?"  ;D

What's your favorite Ennio Morricone Score?

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST is the answer for me.  O0


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Mw/NNrules on August 18, 2007, 10:48:17 AM
1. Main theme from GBU. Duh.
2. Cockeye's Song.
3. OUATiA theme.
4. A repetitive theme: The Thing.
5. Main theme form OUATiTW.
6. Another repetitive theme from The Battle of Algiers.
7. Triple Duel.
8. Ectasy of Gold.
9. FOD.
10. FAFDM.
I haven't heard to much of his music, to be honest.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: KevinJCBJK on August 18, 2007, 01:07:40 PM
The scores I've mentioned by Jill are great, but what about his music for The Untouchables? That film was my first introduction to Ennio Morricone.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on August 18, 2007, 03:38:49 PM
The scores I've mentioned by Jill are great, but what about his music for The Untouchables? That film was my first introduction to Ennio Morricone.

That's a fantastic score by Ennio. One of my favorites. I own the soundtrack.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on August 18, 2007, 04:46:43 PM
OUATIA is my favorite score. My favorite individual piece by Ennio is one of these three:

1. Ecstasy of Gold
2. Man With a Harmonica
3. Friendship and Love (OUATIA)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Kurug3n on August 18, 2007, 07:54:07 PM
My favorite is Fistful of Dollars but individually its:

1.'A Fistful of Dollars' Suite
2.La resa dei conti
3.Good Luck Jack
4.Rivoluzione contro
5.Death Rattle
6.The Trio
7.Once Upon A Time In America


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Silenzio on August 20, 2007, 06:15:21 PM
4.Rivoluzione contro

Excellent choice.  The alternate versions on the second disc of the extended DYS soundtrack are also favorites of mine.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 29, 2007, 03:13:47 PM
It's almost impossible to pick just one TB. It like having to choose one of your
children as your favorite.

1) Cinema Paradiso
1) DYS
1) OUATITW
1) OUATIA


 ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 29, 2007, 03:21:46 PM
Cinema Paradiso's Love Theme

 http://youtube.com/watch?v=RwDf2DCX_1A

OH MY GOODNESS
WOW! I now want to have sex with every woman in that orchestra, while they
are still playing!!   (rr fever is spreading)  ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on August 29, 2007, 03:31:03 PM
WOW! I now want to have sex with every woman in that orchestra, while they
are still playing!!   (rr fever is spreading)  ;)
Why not every man as well?


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 29, 2007, 03:35:34 PM
Why not every man as well?
Why didn't I see that coming????


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: The Peacemaker on August 29, 2007, 03:46:04 PM
WOW! I now want to have sex with every woman in that orchestra, while they
are still playing!!   

At least you don't want to have sex with Ennio like rrpower dreams of.






Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 29, 2007, 03:47:07 PM
At least you don't want to have sex with Ennio like rrpower dreams of.





;D    Now that doesn't paint a very pretty picture, does it? ???


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: The Peacemaker on August 29, 2007, 03:57:54 PM
Cinema Paradiso's Love Theme

 http://youtube.com/watch?v=RwDf2DCX_1A

OH MY GOODNESS

Does anyone else feel that this particular version feels rushed?


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 29, 2007, 04:07:02 PM
The composition's tempo is quickened at the 1:57 and 2:21  mark, as intended. All the versions I have listened to
have this same quality.  Near the end the tempo slows again. I think it is designed to heighten one's feelings as it is being played.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: The Firecracker on August 29, 2007, 08:25:42 PM
;D    Now that doesn't paint a very pretty picture, does it? ???


Poor Ennio and at his age.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on August 30, 2007, 07:30:16 AM
I'd take Ennio over any women in the orchestra.

Whenever I hear the theme for GBU in public, I can then yell out "GUESS WHAT! I HAD SEX WITH THE GUY WHO COMPOSED THIS!"

How cool would that be?


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on August 30, 2007, 09:35:53 AM
WOW! I now want to have sex with every woman in that orchestra, while they
are still playing!!   (rr fever is spreading)  ;)

 ;D


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on August 30, 2007, 06:10:04 PM
Actually, I think the woman with the blonde, braided hair playing the violin is very attractive.
The camera seems to continually  focus on her early in the video. :-*


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PlasmaSMP on September 02, 2007, 01:52:59 AM
La Resa Dei Conti.

I have about 80 EM Cds, and its my favorite. Everytime I hear The Big Gundown, my head goes into autopilot and I imagine incredible movie scenes as the hair on my neck stands straight up.

One of my hopes in life is that there is another EM CD out there that is yet better, that I haven't heard yet. Got to collect them all.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on September 03, 2007, 06:44:36 AM
Why not every man as well?

Is it possible to put users on ignore? Because I'm getting mighty sick of RRpower's perverted sense of "humor".


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: geoman-1 on September 03, 2007, 07:55:40 AM
Is it possible to put users on ignore? Because I'm getting mighty sick of RRpower's perverted sense of "humor".
Yes Groggy. It's called "not reading one's posts". Try it.  Or better yet, may I suggest you join the
"Walt Disney Web Board"?  I hear it is much more "family friendly". ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on September 03, 2007, 09:09:10 AM
Yes Groggy. It's called "not reading one's posts". Try it.  Or better yet, may I suggest you join the
"Walt Disney Web Board"?  I hear it is much more "family friendly". ;)
Nope, I also post there.

Looks like you're out of luck grogs.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on September 03, 2007, 09:15:09 AM
Groggy relax. rr is just playing around. He's a happy go lucky kid. He has great taste in film, so he shouldn't be a problem for you buddy.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on September 03, 2007, 12:28:15 PM
Oh, it's not really a problem, so much as being annoyed by repetitive jokes about how he wants to screw every man on Earth. If every other post by him didn't consist of such drek, or if they were funny, I wouldn't mind.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on September 03, 2007, 08:36:38 PM
Well, I'll try to cool it down and make more meaningful posts. I can understand how it could get repetitive and annoying.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: The Peacemaker on September 03, 2007, 09:16:45 PM
Nonsense!


rrpower knows how to mix crude low-brow humor with sophisticated analysis on films!


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Silenzio on September 03, 2007, 09:33:38 PM
If your version of sophisticated analysis is "I WATCHED THIS MOVIE, AND THEN CREAMED MY JEANS."


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: The Peacemaker on September 03, 2007, 09:37:06 PM
If your version of sophisticated analysis is "I WATCHED THIS MOVIE, AND THEN CREAMED MY JEANS."


Now there's a quote that gets right to the point.....



...of climax.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: PowerRR on September 03, 2007, 09:41:37 PM
Groggy and I have very different ways of showing our love for movies:

Groggy types seventy paragraphs critical analysis.

I just relate movies to my semen.

Once Upon a Time in America is like the greatest orgasm in the world while Saving Private Ryan is like a giant turd.

So much for cooling down on the potty humor...


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on September 03, 2007, 09:54:21 PM
Groggy and I have very different ways of showing our love for movies:

Groggy types seventy paragraphs critical analysis.

Only when I feel like it, and it's a movie I feel strongly about.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: mal247 on September 04, 2007, 03:45:34 AM
... while Saving Private Ryan is like a giant turd.

Just my opinion, but I thought the scenes on the beach towards the beginning of Saving Private Ryan were some of the most realistic and moving sequences I have ever witnessed.

If someone is shot from a long distance away, you wouldn't necessarily hear the individual gun shot amongst the sounds of battle but you turn round and a guy you were speaking to minutes before is no longer living.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on September 04, 2007, 07:00:39 AM
The opening battle in SPR is not nearly as good as the climax - or say I.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: KevinJCBJK on September 04, 2007, 02:04:59 PM
The opening battle in SPR is not nearly as good as the climax - or say I.

They were both thrilling scenes.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: tucumcari bound on September 04, 2007, 04:43:13 PM
They were both thrilling scenes.

I agree. The whole damn film is thrilling to me. A brilliant piece of cinema in my opinion.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: J B on October 08, 2007, 11:54:57 AM
In my opinion, Once Upon a Time in the West is the most perfect marriage of music and film that has ever been, so I guess I'll have to say OUATITW.  However, Cinema Paradiso is the only movie, and the only music, (two seperate occasions, one listening and one watching), that has ever literally made my cry, and I'm usually not particularly emotional.

I love just about everything he's written though.

If I had to pick one piece of music that epitomizes Ennio Morricone it would probably be the theme to DYS.  It seems to have most of the weirdness, beauty, and creative instrumentation that makes him great rolled into one piece.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: ShortFuse on January 11, 2009, 07:52:09 PM
No one mentioned Malena? The last time Ennio was robbed of an Oscar? That had a beautiful score. 


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: SeanSeanSean on June 27, 2009, 11:45:24 AM
Found this vid of a 2004 concert playing the mega duo OUATITW & OUATTR:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qJ85l0G-XY





Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: SeanSeanSean on July 11, 2009, 07:00:29 PM
All of OUATITW in BRASS amazing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2myT7GOUbq0


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Silenzio on July 12, 2009, 08:25:09 AM
All of OUATITW in BRASS amazing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2myT7GOUbq0

That is just fantastic.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Novecento on July 13, 2009, 12:56:23 PM
No one mentioned Malena? The last time Ennio was robbed of an Oscar? That had a beautiful score.  

Yeh, beautiful movie too. I had to get a Korean import in order to find an uncut version with English subtitles. All the English-friendly releases elsewhere appear to have been censored for too much Bellucci nudity.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Groggy on July 13, 2009, 02:03:27 PM
Quote
too much Bellucci nudity.

No such thing.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: El Gorila on May 01, 2011, 09:38:55 AM
Here's my favorite ! The vocalist is soprano Susanna rigacci.
http://youtu.be/ZNGe7iK1O-4


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 01, 2011, 03:53:11 PM
Here's my favorite ! The vocalist is soprano Susanna rigacci.
http://youtu.be/ZNGe7iK1O-4

I cannot stand Susanna Rigacci. She is absolutely awful


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: El Gorila on May 01, 2011, 06:31:50 PM
I cannot stand Susanna Rigacci. She is absolutely awful

Ennio must not think so, as they've done a hell of a lot of performances together. ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 01, 2011, 06:46:11 PM
Ennio must not think so, as they've done a hell of a lot of performances together. ;)

yeah, unfortunately, she is the reason I find many of those YouTube clips of Ennio's live performances unwatchable  :(


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 01, 2011, 06:48:52 PM
watch this clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SDOHmE84D4
 it's of a live performance of the OUATITW theme, by Andre Reiu's orchestra. the soprano is Carla Mafioletti. She is a million and one times better than Rigacci. They shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence  ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: El Gorila on May 01, 2011, 07:38:18 PM
watch this clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SDOHmE84D4
 it's of a live performance of the OUATITW theme, by Andre Reiu's orchestra. the soprano is Carla Mafioletti. She is a million and one times better than Rigacci. They shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence  ;)

Very nice ! She has a beautiful voice.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 01, 2011, 07:42:56 PM
Very nice ! She has a beautiful voice.

Indeed. and here are 2 performances of the OUATITW theme with Rigacci as the soprano
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPf99EflpyI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HEnIt1SMyo

No comparison  ;)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: cigar joe on May 16, 2011, 05:41:59 AM
Yea she is nice O0


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 16, 2011, 06:35:12 AM
Yea she is nice O0

I hope you are referring to Mafioletti, not Rigacci..?


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: cigar joe on May 17, 2011, 04:07:48 AM
Yea I was referring to to Mafioletti  O0

I saw Rigacci BTY at Radio City


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: drinkanddestroy on May 17, 2011, 05:12:36 AM
Yea I was referring to to Mafioletti  O0

I saw Rigacci BTY at Radio City

Thankfully I have not. The few clips I saw of her on YouTube were enough to frighten me. She is absolutely awful. I hope I will get to see Morricone live someday, but that he will have a good soprano, NOT Rigacci.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: El Gorila on May 29, 2011, 11:57:37 AM
I guess I'll hang with the thousands of tasteless saps that love Susanna Rigacci . 
I think she's incredible.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Prabal on September 05, 2012, 01:13:55 AM
My  favourite EM soundtracks  are "Good Bad and Ugly" and "Duck, you sucker". When it comes to individual pieces, all of the following are my favourites (in no particular order, I reiterate):
1. Sundown(GBU)---pure evil
2. Giu La testa theme
3. For a few dollars more theme(too cool to be left out of this list)
4. Invenzione per John
5. Frank(OUATIW)
6.Chi Mai
7. As a judgment(OUATIW)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Desperado on October 31, 2012, 11:00:16 AM
my top 3 Ennio Morricone soundtracks is:

1. Esctasy of Gold
The best music for maybe one of the best movie scenes ever!

2. For a Few Dollars more Theme
so classic  ;)

3. The Trio
wakes so many memories  :)


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: LINCOLNS GRANDFATHER on January 08, 2013, 10:13:32 AM
GBU.

As I write this some programme on T.V is playing FAFDM main theme !


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Cusser on January 08, 2013, 11:43:14 AM
Esctasy of Gold
The best music for maybe one of the best movie scenes ever!

Agree: likely the best use ever of film score music.  Period. 


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Novecento on January 21, 2013, 08:27:09 AM
Oh, I almost forget:

- The Mission - a very sad and beautiful film with an awesome music.  :'(

I'm surprised this hasn't got more mentions.

I couldn't help but think of Morricone's music when I visited Iguašu/Iguaz˙ Falls last year. It has to be one of the most stunningly beautiful places in the world.


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Senza on February 23, 2013, 08:04:05 PM
1. The Trio - TGTBTU
2. Ecstasy Of Gold - TGTBTU
3. Sixty Seconds To What? - FDM
4. Main Title Sequence Theme - TGTBTU


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Lil Brutto on October 10, 2015, 09:58:17 PM
This one: https://youtu.be/5hQqXBKb2yg


Title: Re: Favorite Ennio Morricone Score
Post by: Misadf on October 28, 2015, 12:27:39 AM
Actually, I love his http://www.casesam.co.uk/ Spanish guitar pieces. http://www.ourcase.co.uk/